As Broadband Launch Looms, ESPN Touts TV and More in Ad Effort

Variety reports: "The Worldwide Leader in Sports wants to make sure people know that famous slogan doesn’t apply only to TV.With just weeks to...

Quarterback unveils engagement and monetization platform for esports players

Venture Beat reports: "Quarterback has launched a platform that brings professional esports players and their fans together, helping the player monetize and engage with their...

Google Restricts Ticket Resellers

Hypebot reports: "Responding to demands from consumer groups and primary ticketers, like Ticketmaster,  Google has vowed to provide a “better and safer” platform for...

Ubisoft is the Nintendo Switch’s top third-party publisher

Venture Beat reports: "Ubisoft revealed during it financial report today for the third quarter for 2017-2018 that it is the top third-party publisher for Nintendo’s...

MoviePass cuts price by teaming up with Fandor on a bundled subscription deal

Tech Crunch reports: "The controversial subscription service for movie-goers, MoviePass, is still chasing new customers as it attempts to rapidly grow its user base before...

Facebook Is Losing Under 24 Year Old Users To Snapchat At Accelerating Pace

Hypebot reports: "For the first time this year, less than half of US internet users ages 12 to 17 will use Facebook via any...

Alibaba signs deal with Disney to stream its animated shows in China

Tech Crunch reports: "Alibaba Group’s entertainment unit has signed a major licensing deal to show many of Disney’s animated series and movies on Youku, its...

Snap is trying to lure Instagram advertisers by offering them free ads on Snapchat

Recode reports: "Snap wants to attract new advertisers — specifically, it wants to attract advertisers who are spending money with its biggest competitor, Instagram....

Apple adds live news videos and Winter Olympics coverage to iOS and Apple TV...

Venture Beat reports: "Coinciding with the start of the 2018 Olympic Winter Games in PyeongChang, South Korea, Apple has added live news videos to its...

Digital Media Jobs in Los Angeles Grow By 11.6% in Past Decade

Variety reports: "Digital media jobs in the Los Angeles basin currently total more than 206,000 with $27 billion in annual payroll, according to a...

Twitch ramps up anti-harassment efforts with new community guidelines

Gamesindustry.biz reports: "Leading livestream platform Twitch has revised its community guidelines and is taking a stronger stance against harassment, sexual content and hateful behavior. In...

YouTube Suspends All Ads on Logan Paul’s Channels

Variety reports: "YouTube has suspended all advertising from Logan Paul’s YouTube channels — citing a pattern of behavior in his videos that makes his content 'unsuitable for brands.'...

ESL acquires minority stake in Indian publisher Nazara Technologies

Gamesindustry.biz reports: "In a bit to further globalize its esports operation, ESL has acquired a minority stake in Indian gaming firm Nazara Technologies. The deal...

Viacom to launch its own streaming service this year

Tech Crunch reports: "Is there room in the market for yet another streaming service? Viacom thinks so. The company, on its earnings call on Thursday, said...

Number of streamers earning money on Twitch spikes by 223% in 2017

Gamesindustry.biz reports: "The number of Twitch content creators earning money through streaming spiked by 223% last year, according to data released by the video...

You can now create your own custom face lenses on Snapchat

The Verge reports: "Snapchat is rolling out new features today including a new tool to create custom face lenses and new text caption styles...

How To Watch The Winter Olympics On TV & Online

Deadline Hollywood reports: "For fans of the human drama of athletic competition, here’s a detailed guide on how to watch the games on TV...

Hulu rolls out support for 60fps, a top request from sports fans

Tech Crunch reports: "Hulu announced on Wednesday it has begun to rollout 60fps (frames per second) to its Live TV service – something that’s...

Disney Inks Mobile-Game Deal With ‘Kim Kardashian: Hollywood’ Developer

Variety reports: "Characters from Disney and Pixar’s film franchises will be coming to a new mobile game, under a deal struck with games developer and publisher Glu Mobile....

Starbreeze plotting IPO for StarVR

Gamesindustry.biz reports: "Swedish games developer Starbreeze has hinted that its virtual reality spin-off firm could float in the near future. The company confirmed it...